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ACROSS

1              Paul came out with a personal acknowledgement (3,5)

5              Military detachment, European type, surrounding country’s leader (6)

9              Caught with a maiden’s one and only item of lingerie (8)

10           Exact type of drug injected by young man (4-2)

11           That is found in the bride’s trousseau (2,3)

12           Adding weight: car oil if distributed about (9)

14           University support given to University study, interrupting dull older pupil (6,7)

17           Distribution to everyone never repeated? That’s the limit (4,3,3,3)

20           Put forward tune lover recollected (9)

21           Remote island rejected Middle Eastern language (5)

22           Spouse not entirely accepting headwear? It’s purely a hypothetical question! (4-2)

23           Standard first achieved by supplier (8)

24           He had to follow chap, returning frustrated (6)

25           Prone to worrying Nice tour will be disrupted (8)

DOWN

1              American chap: his way of working shows masculine attitude (8)

2              Member’s support to stop surrounding member initially (7)

3              Bothered those who fly regularly? (5)

4              It’s place to flee, ultimately, being maladministered (6,5)

6              Our peers, getting excited about hot comic-book character? (9)

7              Clothing includes nothing away from the cutting edge (3,2,2)

8              Barrel is filled with 100 garments (6)

13           Character mostly seen around a subordinate washeteria (11)

15           Arcane observance involving decapitation of supporter (9)

16           Glasgow club not about to accept insolence more suitable for rugby? (8)

17           French city tends to be kept under by soldiers (7)

18           Song to boost spirits in relief operation (7)

19           Promised a volume that’s due (6)

21           Expert cracking French problem (5)

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